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Elmyr de Hory (1906–1976)

On December 11, 1976, Elmyr was discovered dead in his home. He had apparently committed suicide by taking an overdose of sleeping pills. There was some mystery concerning his funeral and uncertainty whether he was actually dead or merely "faking it." In fact, Elmyr's friends believed he planned his own phony funeral in an attempt to escape ... See full bio »

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Known For

F for Fake Himself
V.I.P.-Schaukel Himself
Review Himself


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 1976 Orson Welles' F for Fake Trailer (Short)
 1973 F for Fake (Documentary)
 1972 V.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #2.1 (1972) ... Himself
 1972 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Forger (segment "Fake!")
- Fake!/The Unholy War/Skiing (1972) ... Himself - Forger (segment "Fake!")
 1970 Review (TV Series documentary)
- Elmyr - The True Picture? (1970) ... Himself
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 2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (Documentary)
Himself (clip from F for Fake (1973)) (uncredited)
 1997 Almost True: The Noble Art of Forgery (Documentary)
 1981 Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen (TV Movie documentary)

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